Conflict with pkgconf/pkg-config

Bryan Drewery bdrewery at
Tue Jun 2 21:24:45 UTC 2015

On 6/2/2015 3:18 PM, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Jun 2015, Ben Woods wrote:
>> This entry from /usr/ports/UPDATING has your answer:
>> 20120726: AFFECTS: users of devel/pkg-config AUTHOR: bapt at
>> devel/pkg-config
>> has been replaced by devel/pkgconf # portmaster -o devel/pkgconf
>> devel/pkg-config or # portupgrade -fo devel/pkgconf pkg-config-\* pkgng: #
>> pkg set -o devel/pkg-config:devel/pkgconf # pkg install -f devel/pkgconf
> Whoo-hoo!  Thanks; that did the trick.
> I would've been lying in a hospital bed at the time, with various 
> electrodes and tubes attached to me, very little interest in the world, 
> and my server switched off...

I'm not kidding when I say you should just uninstall all packages,
upgrade the base system/kernel and then reinstall packages from scratch.

Bryan Drewery

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